Brian Supersad

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Lack of Work-Life Balance Is Killing Your Happiness. Here's What You Should Do About It

A lot of people don't like their jobs, but here's something they can do about it.<p>Here's a true fact of running a business: Some people on your team are keeping something from you. It's not that they aren't who they say they are, or that they're not doing their jobs. The secret is that many of them …

Work-life Balance

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Apps

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Investing

9 habits of unsuccessful people

<b>• Nobody's perfect — most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point.</b><p><b>• Most of the time, a bad habit won't wreck your whole life.</b><p><b>• Still, it's probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies.</b><p>Bad habits may not seem like a big deal on their own, but sometimes they can seriously …

Self-improvement

Richard Branson: Work Smarter, Not Longer

The workforce of the future is going to change significantly alongside new technologies. Virgin Founder Richard Branson believes these changes will benefit both workers and employers.<p>Richard Branson is one the most beloved and successful businessmen on the planet. He is an entrepreneur with flair, …

Here's what an effective LinkedIn profile looks like in 2018

Hate to break it to you, but if you're treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you're doing it wrong.<p>Nearly every industry uses LinkedIn to find and vet job candidates, and over 90% of recruiters rely on the site, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. So your …

Employment

Some people are actually allergic to exercise — this is what it's like and why it happens

Sometimes when I exercise, I get hives on my arms or the back of my legs. It's a bit like when I go near a horse and get an allergic reaction, but without the itchiness and inability to breathe.<p>This puts me on the lower end of the spectrum of having "exercise-induced anaphylaxis," or EIA. It's …

Immune System

How to switch from Chrome to Firefox Quantum in under 2 minutes

Having used Chrome for ages, I’ve gotten used to the browser’s sluggish performance and gluttony for system memory, and I’ve a feeling I’m not alone.<p>With the launch of Firefox Quantum, we can finally break free from those shackles: the latest version of Mozilla’s browser uses an all-new CSS engine …

Google

If Your Vibrator Is Hacked, Is It a Sex Crime?

On a recent trip to Berlin, Alex Lomas’ acquaintance posed him a challenge: Can you find a Bluetooth-enabled butt plug in the wild, and can you turn …

Here's how eating sugar affects your body and brain

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical …

Diabetes

9 types of people who never succeed at work

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry originally published this post on LinkedIn.</i><p>Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace.<p>Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from 1980 to the present day and found that those that emphasize social …

Emotional Intelligence

9 bad habits you must break to be more productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage …

Time Management

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they're about to get really …

5 signs your coworkers are toxic

Toxic people are all around us.<p>Some know that they are toxic while others have mastered the art of how to displace their dysfunctional behaviors onto those around them.<p>Typically they are very good at what they do and can often influence the most sound minded person to question their own motives and …

Self-help

Associated Press News

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

I can’t finish Horizon Zero Dawn, but I know it’ll be perfect to go back to

Sorry Horizon, shoulda let me smooch somebody<p>I bought <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> knowing that I would not finish it immediately. Why? The answer is simple.<p>I know myself. And I know that <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> is coming out next Tuesday. Characters from <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>, a game that came out in …

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Standardized Testing

First Click: Nintendo's NX should be the Netflix of video games

What would such a subscription service involve? The most obvious component would be access to Nintendo's incomparable back catalog of games. Right now the company sells individual titles as $5–10 downloads on the Wii U and 3DS, releasing them one by one. This approach was progressive when it …

These Are the Best Windows 10 Laptops You Can Buy

Some computer operating systems drive more buzz and industry-wide upset than others. The release of Windows 10 came with a retooled version of the …

Our Essential Brownie Guide

There are two types of people in the world <br>There are as many types of brownies in the world as there are people<br>There are a heck of a lot of brownie recipes out there, and you might already have one you're comfortable with.<p><i>...But has that ever stopped you for looking for more?</i><p>Whether you're on the …

eggs in purgatory, puttanesca-style

If the theme of late here is simple, cozy meals we can assemble even when we’re not, perhaps, having the most well-rested, worry-free weeks ever, we …

Slow Cooker 3-Ingredient French Dips Recipe

"This is a super simple-recipe. It's always a hit with my family! I love it served on French rolls; they soak up the au jus and taste …

‘Smart cell patch’ delivers insulin without pain

For decades, researchers have tried to duplicate the function of beta cells, the tiny insulin-producing entities that don’t work properly in patients …

How to Make Sticky, Messy, Syrupy Baklava Without a Recipe

<b>The most fascinating thing about baklava—to me at least—is just how different a bite of baklava can taste across different Middle Eastern borders.</b> I've had an Ethiopian slice scented with coffee and walnuts, an Armenian iteration chock-full of cinnamon and cloves, and a syrupy sweet square from the …

Pass the Potatoes: 7 Tested and Perfected Spud Recipes

Baked, fried, puréed or mashed, <i>everyone</i> loves potatoes. From Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes to Potatoes Leek Soup, here are seven simple and delicious ways to make them.<p><b>1. Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Maple & Thyme</b><p>In this easy recipe, sweet potatoes are mashed with butter, maple syrup and thyme to bring …

Cooking

9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Grad Student Harassment Edition

An astrophysics professor fell in love with his grad student, then fired her for it. Here's that and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.

Rodney Brooks: What the financial planners say about the year ahead

What’s a new year without resolutions? And if you haven’t guessed yet, the ones I’m writing about have nothing to do with going to the gym or eating better (though those are still good ones for retirees and pre-retirees).<p>This is the perfect time to make sure you have your financial house in order, …